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wake of the connecticut shooting. he spoke to cnn's carol costello. >> the question of firearms in this country is a question on which people disagree very deeply. and some people tend to personalize it. i'll telling you this, though, recent gallup polls show that the nra is quite popular, certainly more than the political parties, although that's a pretty low bar, i'll have to say. we asked wisconsin voters whether they agree with the goals and principles of the national rifle association and 45% of them had a simple answer. that answer was yes. so, yes, there are people who are detractors. yes, there are people who disagree with us on policy and, yes, there are people who think that because we support firearms rights are crazy. the fact of the matter is that most americans don't feel that way and all and most americans support the second amendment. when wayne lapierre spoke about a week ago, he suggested that what has to happen and should happen, that in every school district, administrators, eachers, and parents should sit down and find out what is needed to protect that school.
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, virginia, right now, not far from washington, d.c., along the potomac river. carol costello is riding out the storm there. what's it like, carol? >> reporter: well, wolf, it's interesting because it doesn't feel like a hurricane. but it sure acts like one. it doesn't feel like a hurricane because it's so darn cold. the cold just goes right through you because it's so damp and wet out here. but every so often, it certainly acts like a hurricane. the rain will come down harder and there will be terrific wind gusts. wind gusts clocked at about 65 miles per hour at reagan national airport right now. we have sustained winds anywhere between 20 and 30 miles per hour. i'm standing here in old town alexandria, a place you well know, wolf. standing right along the banks of the potomac river. the big worry is there will be a big storm surge out in the atlantic. since this is in a tidal basin, that will push the waters of the potomac up and maybe out of their banks. frankly the people here in old town are used to that. as you can see, there are dozens and dozens of businesses located very close
driver. you saw these horrifying images after the tornado passed. now cnn's carol costello shows us what it was like during the storm. carol? >> wolf, take a look at this. remember this bus that was launched by a tornado into a diner in henryville, indiana? we have video from inside the bus. it shows us what happened moments before the bus driver and her kids escaped this terrifying disaster. >> school bus driver, angel perry is trying to calm her students as the race to dodge that f-4 tornado begins. >> we're going to the baptist church. >> i stopped the bus for a second and put my hands down and said dear lord, what do i do? >> thinking fast she quickly radios a dispatcher. >> i know you're busy. >> sch, quiet! >> with chaos all around her, she makes a rash decision. >> count how many kids we have, please? >> 11. thank you so much. if anybody needs to call their parents, we're going back to school. >> i do. i don't know my parents' number. >> tornado on the ground. quiet! >> i see a tornado on the ground. >> put your book over your head. do it. get in the middle. >> they have a mi
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